Month: August 2016

4 Hacks For Re-roping Windows

By Scott Sidler | August 29, 2016

I’ve discussed how to re-rope double-hung windows in a previous post, but folks are always looking for more ideas on how to make roping easier. So, here are four simple hacks I’ve developed to make re-roping windows a whole lot easier. Click here […]

Quick & Easy Wood Floor Repair

By Scott Sidler | August 22, 2016

I’ve written about how to replace damaged individual floor boards previously in Invisible Repairs For Hardwood Floors, but sometimes you just need a quick wood floor repair for little problem spots. This type of repair doesn’t require any carpentry skills […]

Protecting Your House From Your Landscaping

By Scott Sidler | August 15, 2016

Landscaping makes the outside of your house beautiful. It can add so much to the appearance and curb appeal, but it also comes with some potential hazards if you’re not careful. Here’s some good tips to keep your landscaping from […]

9 Ways Houses Kept Cool Before AC

By Scott Sidler | August 8, 2016

9 ways houses kept cool before AC

In the summertime most of us go from an air conditioned office to an air conditioned car to an air conditioned house. Sure we brave the heat for the brief moments we get out of the car, but our lives […]

Modern Plaster Techniques (Video)

By Scott Sidler | August 1, 2016

modern plaster techniques

I posted a while back about my aversion to drywall and how I feel it has absolutely no place in an old house. I mentioned a technique that my company uses called ‘Modern Plaster’ to repair and re-coat old plaster […]